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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Georgia Southern Eagles Over South Alabama Jaguars

Georgia Southern takes to the basketball court against South Alabama on Sunday, hoping to send the Jaguars to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Mitchell Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the South Alabama Jaguars betting line as 4.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Georgia Southern Eagles vs South Alabama Jaguars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the South Alabama Jaguars are 7-6 overall and 9-1 ATS, while the Georgia Southern Eagles are 10-4 and 4-5 ATS. As for the betting totals, South Alabama boasts a 5-5 on the OU, and Georgia Southern is 5-4.

The Jaguars - Eagles odds would favor the Jaguars if the lines were set according to our power ranks. South Alabama is rated No. 168 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Georgia Southern is at No. 226.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and South Alabama has the nation's No. 243-rated offensive output, at 67.08 PPG. The visiting Georgia Southern Eagles defense ranks No. 89 allowing on average 68.14 PPG. The Jaguars FG% has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the South Alabama Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.61% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Eagles used a 31-point performance from Tookie Brown to help Georgia Southern smack Troy 86-80 on Friday at Trojan Arena.

The Jaguars blew out Georgia State on Friday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 86-64 win at Mitchell Center.

Betting Trends
  • Georgia Southern is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Georgia Southern is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing South Alabama
  • Georgia Southern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing South Alabama
  • Georgia Southern is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against South Alabama
  • South Alabama is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Alabama's last 5 games
  • South Alabama is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • South Alabama is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Georgia Southern

Next Betting Matchups

Georgia Southern home to Arkansas State, Thursday, January 4th
South Alabama at Texas State, Thursday, January 4th